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City Manager Duties
Darryl H. Crossman

  • The City of Litchfield Park operates under the Council-Manager form of government.
  • Under this system, the City Council appoints the City Manager, who acts as the chief executive officer of the City.
  • The City Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operation of all city departments; enforces policy and administers city programs.
  • One assistant city manager reports directly to the City Manager.
  • Department directors are hired by and responsible to the City Manager.


Date of Appointment
Darryl H. Crossman became the City of Litchfield Park's City Manager in November 2004.

Prior to my City Manager's appointment, I served as the Director of Public Service for the City of Wickliffe, Ohio for 28 years. Like Litchfield Park, Wickliffe is rich in tradition and history. Therefore, I recognize the importance of preserving Litchfield Park’s unique qualities in an urban environment.

As City Manager, I am appointed by the Mayor and City Council. The City Manager’s office provides professional leadership in the administration and execution of policies and objectives formulated by the City Council. I am also charged with providing effective management to the City organization, and promoting Litchfield Park’s best interest in interactions with other levels of government. We are proud of our community and welcome your comments. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns to which I may be of assistance.

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Fenn College of Engineering, Cleveland State University
  • Master of Public Administration, Cleveland State University
  • Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law,
    Cleveland State University

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Contact Information
City of Litchfield Park
City Manager
214 W. Wigwam Blvd.
Litchfield Park AZ  85340

Ph: 623-935-5033
Fx: 623-935-5427